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Giordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician, poet, cosmological theorist, and Hermetic occultist. He is known for his cosmological theories, which conceptually extended the then-novel Copernican model. He proposed that the stars were distant suns surrounded by their own planets, and he raised the possibility that these planets might foster life of their own, a philosophical position known as cosmic pluralism. He also insisted that the... Read More

BornFilippo Bruno
1548
Nola, Kingdom of Naples
Died17 February 1600 (aged 51–52)
Rome, Papal States
EraRenaissance philosophy
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